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Old 12-28-2003, 05:35 PM   #1
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Need help installing Nvidia driver


The installation program gives me the following error:

The kernel header file /lib/modules/2.6.0/build/include/linux/modversions.h does not exist. The most likely reason for this is that the kernel header files in /lib/modules/2.6.0/build/include have not been configured.

Help! Help!
 
Old 12-28-2003, 10:43 PM   #2
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What you have you have to do is install the kernel source. Once, you do that, you won't get that error anymore.
 
Old 12-29-2003, 09:31 AM   #3
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The kernel source is installed!
 
Old 12-29-2003, 01:58 PM   #4
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Are these the most recent nvidia drivers? 2.6.0 changed the interface, so nvidia had to release a new patched driver. There's lots of info on it in the nvidia linux forums on their website.
 
Old 12-29-2003, 04:21 PM   #5
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Ok I know now what's wrong... The 2.6 kernel has some kind of different interface or something so the Nvidia installer can't use its moduels to compile a new kernel interface, yet. If anyone else is having this problem, you can get a 2.6 compatible version of the Nvidia installer here:

http://www.sh.nu/download/nvidia/
 
  


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